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Lucio Russo

lucik We simply cannot date much ancient science with any accuracy. View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: Among his main areas of interest are Gibbs measure of the Ising modelpercolation theory[1] and finite Bernoulli schemes, within which he proved an approximate version of the classical Kolmogorov’s zero—one law.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Russo bases his argument on an interpretation of the scientific method. When we give an etymology for a word we hardly ever dimenyicata its real meaning, past or present, as such meanings depend on a synchronic network of connotations.

While something profound clearly changed roughly between the fifth and the fourth centuries B. Briefly, I find his dismissal of non-Hellenistic science unmotivated. Remember me on this computer. Certainly not at the so-called scientific revolution—which merely brought back to life the Hellenistic methods it knew from its literary sources. Learn more about Amazon Prime. In The Forgotten Revolution: First, it belongs to a new wave of studies of Greek mathematics, where emphasis shifts from the Classical antecedents to the Hellenistic ex- tant sources themselves.


In fact, so Russo claims with great persuasive vigor, we have forgotten the true time and place this revolution took place. Second, Russo is right, I think, to highlight a problem that was largely overlooked by the scholarship—that is, how exactly did Greek science get forgotten?

La Rivoluzione Dimenticata

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Some structure dimenticqta, and therefore should, be discerned in it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Product details Paperback Publisher: Log In Sign Up. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? In other projects Wikiquote. This was not West- ern Europe of the 16th—17th centuries, but the eastern Mediterranean of the third century B. The community of historians of math- ematics should be grateful for Russo for this achievement, and should hope that the book gets quickly translated into other major dimenticataa.

In the history of science, he has reconstructed some contributions of the Hellenistic astronomer Hipparchusthrough the analysis of his surviving works, and the proof of heliocentrism attributed by Plutarch to Seleucus of Seleucia and studied the history of theories of tides [3]from the Hellenistic to modern age.

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La Rivoluzione Dimenticata by Lucio Russo

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Indeed, Russo cannot be much wrong in ascribing a major role, in this play, to the Greeks. He ar- gues that all the components of this method were put in place in the Hellenistic world: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Nor later than the third century B. But what if the very same things change their meanings according to their contexts? First, I think Russo puts too much stress on a single period.


In L’ America dimenticataRusso suggests that the Americas were known to some European civilizations in ancient times, probably discovered by the Phoenicians or the Carthaginiansbut that the knowledge was lost under Roman expansion in the 2nd century BCE.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Wikiquote dimentucata quotations related to: The same principle holds for intellectual achievements, yet Russo to exaggerate a little reads Archimedes almost as if he was the contemporary of Popper. Yet the play of the history of Western science was not entirely episodic. Hardly forgotten, readers might say. From Roman times right through the 17th cen- tury, throughout the history of Mediterranean and European civilizations, to do science was to study Greeks.

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